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Top Chef Charleston Episode 6 – A Southern Legend

I was on vacation last week and only just saw the latest episode.  I was toying with the idea of saying I’m running late on this post, so I’m going … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · 5 Comments

The Butter Coffee Biohack

I’m a sucker for weird, outlandish dietary experiments. Remember when I did the Master Cleanse?  That’s the one where I drank lemonade for ten straight days to lose 14 pounds … Continue reading

November 15, 2016 · 5 Comments

Gimme Some Sugar…. On second thought, don’t.

I recently read a New York Times article that simultaneously scared the hell out of me, provided relief,  and also made me strangely proud of myself.     According to … Continue reading

September 29, 2016 · 5 Comments

Workout Music Recycled: Pure Barre

I just got an email yesterday that it was the anniversary of the first time I went to Pure Barre – five years and still going strong.  So in honor … Continue reading

March 11, 2016 · 3 Comments

I’m the Male Jennifer Aniston

Why are you laughing? It’s true in so many ways.  We’re both damn good looking even though we’re on the wrong side of forty.   We’re both adored and emulated by … Continue reading

October 20, 2015 · 8 Comments

Drugs ‘n’ Country

I’m sick. And tired. Auditions for our middle school’s spring musical were this week.   As music director, I ran the singing part of the auditions so I had to … Continue reading

December 12, 2014 · 4 Comments

Pure Evil

Yes, going to Tulum with Boom Boom was one of the best vacations I’ve had in a long, long time.  It’s a beautiful land with gorgeous beaches, lush jungles, and … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 11 Comments

Be Tulum

At that Treetop yoga class we took at Be Tulum, there were two early 20s women there who looked to be sisters.  Halfway through the class one of them decided … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · 12 Comments

Lessons Learned from The Cleanse

It’s been two weeks since I finished The Cleanse and, although it did get challenging at times, I don’t regret it at all.   Although I definitely had some health benefits, … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · 14 Comments

I’m Doing a Cleanse!

Merry New Year! How many of you made new year’s resolutions? I have a few in mind – being more compassionate, volunteer work, connecting more with others, disconnecting with people … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · 45 Comments